Maximized Minimalist Podcast

By Katy Wells

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You can simplify your life and Katy Wells will show you how. Katy is the host of the globally recognized Top-50 Podcast, The Maximized Minimalist, and a leading declutter expert. It’s her mission to uncover the root cause of people’s clutter problems and guide them through practical and sustainable solutions in the forms of decluttering physical, mental and emotional clutter and what’s holding them back in life. Through her online programs, social media channels, youtube channel and podcast, she has helped hundreds of thousands of families transform their home from chaotic to calm, have less stress and anxiety and gain freedom from clutter. Tune in and buckle up - your life is about the change. Listen weekly on Wednesdays! Get started decluttering your home with her FREE guide here: https://www.decluttersurvivalguide.com To learn more about Katy and her signature programs go to: https://www.katyjoywells.com

Episode Date
262: A Life Hack I Just Learned about Commitment
Jul 10, 2024
261: Breaking Free from Emotional Spending
Jul 03, 2024
260: The Declutter Diaries: Lessons from My Garden
Jun 26, 2024
259: Creating Wellness: From Body to Home with Dr. Joel Warsh
Jun 19, 2024
258: Beyond Souvenirs: The Real Treasures of Our European Trip
Jun 12, 2024
257: Simplified Exercise for Busy Women (And Myths Keeping You Stuck)
Jun 05, 2024
256: How to Troubleshoot Clutter [Part 2]
May 29, 2024
255: How to Troubleshoot Expected Mess [Part 1]
May 22, 2024
254: Real Talk on Family, Clutter, and Compromise with My Husband Andrew
May 15, 2024
253: Raising Capable Kids with Katie Kimball
May 08, 2024
252: Beyond Fashion Trends How to Discover & Embrace Your Unique Style with Jennine Jacob
May 01, 2024
251: DIY Design Tips for Peaceful Living Spaces with Tasha Agruso
Apr 24, 2024
250: Decluttering Beliefs-Buying Isn't "Bad"
Apr 17, 2024
249: Decluttering Beliefs-Rewriting the Narrative of Aging
Apr 10, 2024
248: Color Analysis for a Streamlined Wardrobe with Jeannie Stith
Apr 03, 2024
247: Pursuing A Life With Less Stuff One Moms Inspiring Story
Mar 27, 2024
246: The Game-Changing Method I Taught My Student to Break Free from Decades of Clutter
Mar 20, 2024
245: Overcoming the Endowment Effect: Practical Tips for Letting Go
Mar 13, 2024
244: Beating the 'I Should Be Further' Blues
Mar 06, 2024
243: 5 Ways to Simplify Your Chores
Feb 28, 2024
242: What is Home Management & Top Myths Keeping You Stuck In Chaos
Feb 21, 2024
241: Breaking Free from Limiting Beliefs
Feb 14, 2024
240: Here's How To (Finally) Declutter Your Beauty Supplies
Feb 07, 2024
239: Conscious Choices vs. Norm Matching: A Guide to Authentic Living
Jan 31, 2024
238: Top Tips for Staying Consistent
Jan 24, 2024
237: Clutter Blind Spots: What You're Missing at Home
Jan 17, 2024
236: The Joy of Keeping: What's Really Worth It
Jan 10, 2024
235: 3 Declutter Strategies You Won't Burn Out On
Jan 03, 2024
234: Decluttering Made Easy with Junk King
Dec 27, 2023
233: A NEW Type of Clutter You Need to Let Go Of
Dec 20, 2023
232: Number One Step to Hitting Your 2024 Goals
Dec 13, 2023
231: MythBusters: Declutter Expectations Debunked
Dec 06, 2023
230: 5 Declutter Pitfalls to Avoid
Nov 29, 2023
229: MythBusters: I Don't Have Time To Declutter
Nov 22, 2023
228: #1 Thing Keeping You Stuck In Clutter
Nov 15, 2023
227: How to Achieve a Cozy Festive House and Prep Your Home for the Holidays
Nov 08, 2023
226: Clutter-free Gift Ideas Here We Go
Nov 01, 2023
225: Stop Overthinking Do This Instead
Oct 25, 2023
224: How to Reshape Your Money Habits with Brie Sodano
Oct 18, 2023
223: How to Become a Virtual Assistant with Esther Inman
Oct 11, 2023
222: How to Declutter Books
Oct 04, 2023
221: Declutter Habits That Will Change Your Home (And Life)
Sep 27, 2023
220: The Correlation Between Anxiety and Clutter
Sep 20, 2023
219: Emotional Weight of Clutter
Sep 13, 2023
218: Top Reasons Your Progress Has Stalled And What To Do About It
Sep 06, 2023
217: How to Mother Yourself with Dr.Morgan Cutlip
Aug 30, 2023
216: Annual Planning with Time Management Expert Megan Sumrell
Aug 23, 2023
215: A Surprising Link Between Our Nervous System And Clutter with Ann Odom
Aug 16, 2023
214: 15 Lessons That Catapulted My Students Forward
Aug 09, 2023
213: How to Set Goals You Can Actually Reach with Mindi Huebner
Aug 02, 2023
212: Why Newer Isn't Always Better
Jul 26, 2023
211: Stepping Out of Chore Drudgery
Jul 19, 2023
210: When Is Enough, Enough?
Jul 12, 2023
209: 3 Expert Tips to Cultivate Your Child's Clean-Up Skills
Jul 05, 2023
208: Packing Tips for Simplified & Stress-Free Travel
Jun 29, 2023
207: From Clutter to Clarity: Breaking Free from the Hedonic Treadmill
Jun 07, 2023
206: The Psychology of the Sunk Cost Fallacy: Why We Hold On and How to Let Go
May 31, 2023
205: One-Minute Declutter Hacks
May 24, 2023
204: Cultivating Capable Kids: Empowering the Next Generation with Essential Life Skills
May 17, 2023
203: The Spotlight Effect: How to Stop Being Self-Conscious About Your Home
May 10, 2023
202: 3 Surprisingly Effective Time Management Strategies with Megan Sumrell
May 03, 2023
201: How to Create a Wardrobe You Love (No Trends Required) With Jeannie Stith
May 01, 2023
200: Ask Me Anything PLUS How to Declutter For A Move
Apr 26, 2023
199: Brilliant Home Design Tips with Tasha Agruso
Apr 19, 2023
198: Pursuing A Life With Less Stuff: One Mom's Inspiring Story
Apr 12, 2023
197: Clutter-Free Easter Gift Ideas
Apr 05, 2023
196: THIS Is What Can Happen When You Declutter
Mar 29, 2023
195: Which Declutter Method Is Right For Me?
Mar 22, 2023
194: How To Move Past Guilt & Make More Progress
Mar 15, 2023
193. Shocking Clutter Stats You Should Know
Mar 08, 2023
192: #1 Mistake To Avoid If You Want More Time
Mar 01, 2023
191: Mental Health And Clutter: What's The Connection
Feb 22, 2023
190: 5 Ways to Spend Less Time Doing Housework
Feb 15, 2023
189: Mindset Shifts That Make Decluttering Easier
Feb 08, 2023
188: Struggle Being Consistent? Try These Tips!
Feb 01, 2023
187: Your Guide to Time-Saving Freezer Meals Episode with Nakita Vassallo
Jan 25, 2023
186: You Asked, I Answered: 8 Declutter Questions I Get Asked the Most
Jan 18, 2023
185: 6 Ways Social Media Causes Us to Overspend
Jan 11, 2023
184: How to Create a Declutter Plan You Wont Burnout On
Jan 04, 2023
183: Increase Your Contentment With These Tips
Dec 14, 2022
182: This Idea Helped My Student Declutter 20 Years Worth Of Stuff And Now I'm Teaching You
Dec 07, 2022
181: Hindsight is 20/20: 6 Things I Wish I Did Differently When I First Began Decluttering
Nov 30, 2022
180: How To Put Chores In Their Place So You Can Relax
Nov 23, 2022
179: Get Overwhelmed with Holiday Gifts? Try These 7 Tips!
Nov 16, 2022
178: 5 Ideas to Declutter Holiday Decor for a Simpler Season
Nov 09, 2022
177: Kids Lives, Simplified
Nov 02, 2022
176: The Real Purpose Behind Gift-Giving
Oct 26, 2022
175: Is Perfectionism The Reason You Struggle With Clutter?
Oct 19, 2022
174: The Shocking Truth About Why We Buy What We Buy
Oct 12, 2022
173: Minimalist "Rules" You Should Abandon
Oct 05, 2022
172: Reduce Back-to-School Clutter With These Tips
Sep 28, 2022
171: How to Manage the Invisible Load of Motherhood
Sep 21, 2022
170: Destination Addiction
Sep 14, 2022
169: 4 Steps To Stop Being Hard On Yourself
Sep 07, 2022
168: Pursuing a Life with Less Stuff, One Mom's Inspiring Story
Aug 31, 2022
167: Why You Get Attached to Things You Own
Aug 24, 2022
166: What Is Clutter? The REAL Meaning Will Surprise You
Aug 17, 2022
165: How to Manage Your Time And Beat Overwhelm
Aug 10, 2022
164: How to Keep Your Kitchen Counters Clutter-free Part 2
Aug 03, 2022
163: 2 Habits to Keep Your Home Stress-Free
Jul 27, 2022
162: Sneaky Ways Kid Clutter Creeps Into Your Home
Jul 20, 2022
161: This Lesson Saved me THOUSANDS of Dollars (And Prevented Lots of Clutter)
Jul 13, 2022
160: 6 Ways to Reduce Impulse Shopping
Jul 06, 2022
159: How to Keep Your Kitchen Counters Clutter-Free (Part 1)
Jun 29, 2022
158: One Simple Thing to Live A More Intentional Life
Jun 22, 2022
157: Reducing Goal Clutter & How to Actually Reach Your Goals with Brie Sodano
Jun 15, 2022
156: My NEW Go-To Strategy for Reducing Clean-Up Battles
Jun 08, 2022
155: Four Ways to Explore Emotional Attachment
Jun 01, 2022
154: Teach Your Kids Life Skills with TedX Speaker Katie Kimball
May 25, 2022
153: Summertime Meal Tips to Simplify
May 18, 2022
152: How to Give Yourself Permission to Let Go
May 11, 2022
151: 5 Signs Your Stuff is Owning You
May 04, 2022
150: Ask Me Anything!
Apr 27, 2022
149: Are We Hard-wired to Hoard?
Apr 20, 2022
148: #1 Reason For Clutter (It's Not What You Think)
Apr 13, 2022
147: Time Management Strategies that Actually Work with Megan Sumrell
Apr 06, 2022
146: 16 Ideas to Simplify Your Kitchen
Mar 30, 2022
145: Brilliant Home Design DIY Tips with Tasha Agruso
Mar 23, 2022
144: Get Out of a Style Rut with These Ideas
Mar 16, 2022
143: Pursuing a Life with Less Stuff, Mom-of-4 Shares Her Inspiring Story
Mar 09, 2022
142: Getting Kids to Listen Without Nagging or Yelling with Amy McCready
Mar 02, 2022
141: Easily Triggered By Mess or Clutter? Use My Go-To Tips
Feb 23, 2022
140: Shocking Clutter Stats That'll Motivate You to Declutter
Feb 16, 2022
139: Teaching Kids to Cook + 5 Tips for Picky Eaters with Katie Kimball
Feb 09, 2022
138: Things I Don't Buy Anymore Part 2
Feb 02, 2022
137: Things I Don't Buy Anymore Part 1
Jan 26, 2022
136: Shaping Your Perspective and Getting Over Your Fears
Jan 18, 2022
3 Ways to Maximize Your Declutter Efforts
Jan 12, 2022
134: How to End Clutter Shame (And Further Your Simplifying Progress!)
Jan 05, 2022
133: 5 Tips for Restoring Peace for The Holidays With Caley Kukla
Dec 08, 2021
132: Laila Ali: Balance, Motherhood & Pursuing Your Dreams
Dec 01, 2021
131: Gracious Ways to Request "No Toys Please"
Nov 24, 2021
130: What's Your Focal Point (And Why You Need One)
Nov 17, 2021
129: Family Gift Ideas (That Don't Create Clutter)
Nov 10, 2021
128: 5 Ways to Have a Minimalist Holiday
Nov 03, 2021
128: 5 Ways to Have a Minimalist Holiday
Nov 03, 2021
127: The REAL Reason You Hate Doing Certain Chores
Oct 27, 2021
126: Struggle Being Content? Then Try This
Oct 20, 2021
125: Minimalism Vs. Prepping - Can You Do Both?
Oct 13, 2021
124: What You Need to Understand After Experiencing Resource Scarcity
Oct 06, 2021
123: Stuck in Clutter? You Need to Do This ASAP
Sep 29, 2021
122: 5 Eco-Friendly Decluttering Tips
Sep 22, 2021
121: My #1 Productivity Tip (And How I Get Things Done)
Sep 15, 2021
121: My #1 Productivity Tip (And How I Get Things Done)
Sep 15, 2021
120: Major Money Mistakes Most People Make
Sep 08, 2021
119: Four Brilliant Ideas to Get Your Family To Put Stuff Where It Belongs
Sep 01, 2021
118: Why I Don't Strive For Balance (And What I Do Instead)
Aug 25, 2021
117: Simple Steps To Declutter Your Skincare With Trina Felber
Aug 18, 2021
116: How Swedish Death Cleaning Can Help You Let Go
Aug 11, 2021
115: The Most Important Part of Your Journey: The During
Aug 04, 2021
114: Stop Believing THIS If You Want to Be Happy
Jul 28, 2021
113: Become the Creator of Abundance in Your Life
Jul 21, 2021
112: Q+A: My Answers to YOUR Questions
Jul 14, 2021
111: The Good Enough Home
Jun 16, 2021
110: Who's Influencing Your Actions? You'll Be Surprised!
Jun 09, 2021
109: 10 Quick Ways to Reduce Mental Clutter
Jun 02, 2021
108: Six Ways to Be More Present
May 26, 2021
107: Closing Your Clutter Gaps
May 19, 2021
106: 5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Increase Your Confidence
May 13, 2021
105: 12 Things You Can Let Go Of Today
May 05, 2021
104: Essentialism: Doing Less To Get The Most Out Of Your Life With Greg McKeown
Apr 28, 2021
103: Four Ways to Overcome Clutter Shame [Part 2]
Apr 21, 2021
102: The Truth About Clutter Shame [Part 1]
Apr 14, 2021
101: 3 Reasons You Need to Create Homes for your Stuff ASAP
Apr 07, 2021
100: My Life Pre-Simplifying Vs. My Life Now
Mar 31, 2021
099: I Can't Believe 'The Real Housewives' Taught Me THIS
Mar 24, 2021
098: 3 Simple Things You Can Do Right Now to Edit Your Wardrobe
Mar 17, 2021
097: Spouse Refuse to Declutter Shared Spaces? Then Try This
Mar 10, 2021
096: How to Determine Your Value Lens and Why You Need to Know It
Mar 03, 2021
095: How I'm Able to Embrace Everyday Mess
Feb 24, 2021
094: Pros and Cons of Giving Your Unwanted Stuff to Loved Ones
Feb 17, 2021
093: Confessions from my Online Shopping Debacle
Feb 10, 2021
092: Declutter Guilt Weighing You Down? Then Try This
Feb 03, 2021
091: All The Ways We Pay For Our Stuff
Jan 27, 2021
090: The No-Think Solution to Simplify your Wardrobe
Jan 20, 2021
089: How to Gain Clarity and Control Over Your Money
Jan 13, 2021
088: Do this One Thing to Live Your Best Life
Jan 06, 2021
087: What Mindset Experts are Doing for a Better 2021
Dec 16, 2020
086: Memorable Ways to Give Experience-Gifts
Dec 09, 2020
085: If You Don't Have this 'Maybe' Bin, You're Missing Out
Dec 02, 2020
084: My Secret Weapon to Declutter Even More
Nov 25, 2020
083: 8 Reasons You Need to Set Gift-Giving Boundaries
Nov 18, 2020
082: The Pressures of Traditional Gift-Giving
Nov 11, 2020
081: 3 Ways to Identify the Root of Anxiety
Nov 04, 2020
080: Expected Mess Vs. Clutter
Oct 28, 2020
079: The Science of Play & What Toys Kids Really Need
Oct 21, 2020
078: How to Break the Kids-Make-a-Mess, Mom-Cleans-It-Up Cycle
Oct 14, 2020
077: The Four Stages of Toy Clutter Takeover
Oct 07, 2020
076: Weird Declutter Trick that Eliminates Overwhelm
Sep 30, 2020
075: 3 Ways to Declutter When You're Battling Depression or Anxiety
Sep 24, 2020
074: To Keep Or Not to Keep? 5 Questions to Ask
Sep 16, 2020
073: 5 Proven Ways to Shortcut the Declutter Process
Sep 09, 2020
072: Why You Can't Rely on Motivation and What to Do Instead
Sep 02, 2020
071: How to Create a Wardrobe You Love (And Actually Wear!)
Aug 26, 2020
070: Identify & Reframe: "I Suck at Decluttering"
Aug 19, 2020
069: Identify & Reframe: Retail Therapy
Aug 12, 2020
068: Identify & Reframe: Scarcity Vs. Abundance
Aug 05, 2020
067: Simplified Homeschooling Part 2: Resources + Where to Get Started
Jul 29, 2020
066: Simplified Homeschooling Part 1: How to Know if it's Right for You
Jul 22, 2020
065: The Subtle Art of Learning to Play with Kids
Jul 15, 2020
064: Why You Need to Know about The Diderot Effect Before you Make your Next Purchase
Jul 08, 2020
063: 3 Important Questions to Ask to Learn from Your Clutter
Jul 01, 2020
062: 6 Hard Truths About Your Clutter
Jun 24, 2020
061: Taking a Mom Break with Erica Fraser
Jun 17, 2020
060: The Real Truth About Stress and How to Manage It
Jun 10, 2020
059: Struggle Parting With Sentimental Items? Then Try This
Jun 03, 2020
058: Releasing the Bondage of Guilt as a Working Mama
May 27, 2020
057: Four Ways to Supercharge Your Financial Freedom
May 20, 2020
056: 3 Genius Declutter Hacks That Take Less Than 10 Minutes
May 13, 2020
055: How to Build a Smart Closet - Tips from a Minimalist Fashion Blogger
May 06, 2020
054: 12 Unexpected Items That Make Your Home Feel Cluttered
Apr 29, 2020
053: Reparenting Tips that will Change your Life
Apr 22, 2020
052: 5 Habits of Emotionally Healthy Couples
Apr 15, 2020
051: An Introvert's Guide to Thriving in Motherhood
Apr 08, 2020
050: Three Ways to Value What you Already Have
Apr 01, 2020
049: How to Get Your Kids to do Chores (Without a Fight!)
Mar 25, 2020
048: How to Manage your Digital Photos like a Pro
Mar 18, 2020
047: 5 Life-Changing Ways to Get Yourself Unstuck
Mar 11, 2020
046: My Home is Tidier Because I Started Doing These Four Things
Mar 04, 2020
045: How to Shop Second-Hand like a Personal Stylist
Feb 26, 2020
044: Three Mindset Shifts you MUST Make In Order to Create a Home that you Love
Feb 19, 2020
043: Reevaluating Our Relationship with Alcohol
Feb 12, 2020
042: What's the Point of Minimalism, Anyway?
Feb 05, 2020
041: Is Resentment Sabotaging your Motherhood?
Jan 29, 2020
040: Pursuing a Life with Less Stuff, One Mom's Inspiring Story
Jan 22, 2020
039: Three Secrets to Declutter Your Home Successfully Even if You're Exhausted By The Mess
Jan 15, 2020
038: Decluttering Your Mind: Digital Distractions
Jan 08, 2020
037: Unlocking Your Power to Make Lasting Change
Jan 01, 2020
036: How to Get 2020 Vision For Your Life
Dec 18, 2019
035: This One Insanely Powerful Action Will Help You Get the Most Out of 2019
Dec 11, 2019
034: Minimalist Travel: Learn How to Have a Care-free, Wander-full Vacation
Dec 04, 2019
033: A Cirque Acrobat's Fitness Tips for Staying Motivated through the Holidays
Nov 27, 2019
032: My Three Biggest Takeaways From Traveling Through Italy for One Month
Nov 20, 2019
031: 30 Experience-Based Gifts for Everyone in the Family
Nov 13, 2019
030: How to Feel Like the Best Version of Yourself, Inside and Out
Nov 06, 2019
029: How to Find the Best Plants for Your Home and Keep Them Thriving
Oct 30, 2019
028: Discover the Ways to Find Balance and Overcome Mom-Guilt
Oct 23, 2019
027: The Tragic Downside of Material Gifts and 5 Creative Ideas to Try Instead
Oct 16, 2019
026: How I Keep My Home Uncluttered in Ten Minutes a Day
Oct 09, 2019
025: Classic Wardrobe Pieces that Every Woman Looks Fabulous In!
Oct 02, 2019
024: Can't Stay Organized No Matter What You've Tried? Here's How to Fix it!
Sep 25, 2019
023: The #1 Thing You Need to Create a Wardrobe You Love (and Actually Wear!)
Sep 18, 2019
022: What to Do When Your Motherhood Expectations Don't Match Your Reality
Sep 11, 2019
021: Dinner in a Flash: How to Go from Mealtime Dread to Everybody Fed
Sep 04, 2019
020: Four Terrific Tips to Simplify your Workouts and Make Exercise Fun!
Aug 28, 2019
019: Epic European Family Vacation! Four Ways to Master Packing Like a Pro
Aug 21, 2019
018: How to Declutter Your Finances and Take Charge of Your Money
Aug 14, 2019
017: Four Effective Tips to Declutter with Young Kids
Aug 07, 2019
BONUS EPISODE: Divorce or Declutter?
Aug 02, 2019
016: How to Create a Home You Love to Be In
Jul 31, 2019
015: How to Get Your Spouse on Board With Decluttering
Jul 24, 2019
014: How to Become a Mindful Shopper and Stop Buying Crap You Don't Need
Jul 17, 2019
013: Faith & Fitness: A Unique Approach For Supercharging Your Health
Jul 10, 2019
012: Hot Mess to Mindful Mom - Tips on Self Care for the Modern Day Mom
Jul 03, 2019
011: How to Radically Improve Your Health With Biohacking and Seasonal Eating
Jun 26, 2019
010: The Introvert's Guide to Finding Your Tribe and Creating New Friendships
Jun 19, 2019
009: How To Simplify And Streamline Your Makeup Routine
Jun 12, 2019
008: Intentional Spaces: What Your Home Can Reveal About Your Life And Dreams
Jun 05, 2019
007: Meal Planning Secrets Revealed
May 29, 2019
006: Happiness Vs. Contentment: What You Should Strive For And Why
May 22, 2019
005: The 4 Step Strategy I Used to Conquer My Clutter For Good (and Climb a Mountain!)
May 15, 2019
004: How Clutter Can Cause Anxiety - And What To Do About It
May 08, 2019
003: How to Connect With Your Children and Tame Tantrums
May 01, 2019
002: How Doing This ONE Thing Will 10X Your Chance Of Success At Anything In Life
Apr 24, 2019
001: The REAL Definition Of Minimalism
Apr 24, 2019
000: How Minimalism Saved My Motherhood
Apr 24, 2019